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  • ASIA AZERBAIJAN TRAVEL

    Snapshots of Food in Azerbaijan

    I was motivated to write this by the arrival of Olia Hercules’ new book, Kaukasis, which I am fully obsessed with. You can probably guess that it’s about the food of the Caucasus region…

    August 13, 2017
  • ASIA TRAVEL VIETNAM

    24 Hours In Hanoi

    Hanoi is beautiful, shocking, grimy, chaotic and exhilarating. I fell in love with the place and then had to rip myself away after a mere 24 hours but – surprise surprise – I managed to…

    February 28, 2016
  • MALAYSIA TRAVEL

    Sun, Sweat and Satay in Borneo

    Let’s get something clear from the very beginning: Borneo (that’s the top bit of Borneo, East Malaysia to be precise, Sarawak to be even more so), is really, really hot. We’re talking 35 degrees,…

    July 28, 2015
  • LEBANON TRAVEL

    Five Places to Eat in Beirut

    Beirut is a confusing place. It’s also potentially quite dangerous at the moment. Oh and it’s difficult to get around. Also it’s hard to find things. The people speak several languages and use two…

    January 7, 2015
  • LEBANON SANDWICHES TRAVEL

    Man’oushe in Beirut

    Beirut is a city of contrasts, the most striking being that of new wealth against a backdrop of quite obviously recent civil war. People parade barely healed plastic surgery around bullet pucked buidings. I…

    June 25, 2014